Airbus is off to a strong start for the year with its multibillion-dollar Irish plane-leasing company deal. Megan Williams reports the company will still have intense competition as it tries to surpass rival Boeing.
Wal-Mart is often criticized as the destroyer of local economies when it moves to town. But a report by the Minneapolis Fed says Wal-Mart is "no different than any other new business." Bob Moon reports.
The Federal Trade Commission is updating its guidelines for environmental advertising. How would green experts improve the system? Sarah Gardner asked our team of sustainability pros, a.k.a. the "Greenwash Brigade."
After 14 years, the North American Free Trade Agreement is still hotly debated. One fear is that it could lead to an E.U.-like union. Commentator Will Wilkinson says this is a fantasy, but wouldn't be so bad.
China's Minister of Foreign Affairs is visiting South Africa this week, and peacekeeping is one of the main issues at hand. Gretchen Wilson reports what else is on the agenda for South Africa's biggest trading partner.
The victories of Senators Clinton and McCain in the New Hampshire primary could actually result in a slowdown in campaign contributions on either side. Big endorsers want to make sure they back a winner. Danielle Karson reports.
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